What We Miss About the ’50s and ’60s, 15 Oldies but Goodies

What We Miss About the ’50s and ’60s, 15 Oldies but Goodies

Ready to stroll down memory lane? For those who experienced the 1950s and 1960s, these forgotten treasures from an era that deserves recognition will bring back fond memories. 1: Read All About It  Sure, they still print newspapers, but they were much more prominent in the ’50s and ’60s. To get a job, many people…

19 Unfair Stereotypes Foreigners Have of the U.S., and Americans Are Tired of It

19 Unfair Stereotypes Foreigners Have of the U.S., and Americans Are Tired of It

Some foreigners view Americans as severely obese individuals constantly at risk of being involved in a firearm incident. U.S. citizens know this isn’t (always) the case, but it doesn’t make it any less frustrating to hear a stereotype about us that just isn’t true. During my more than one decade of traveling abroad, I met…

20 Countries Where Murder Rates Are High, Yet American Tourists Visit Many of Them

20 Countries Where Murder Rates Are High, Yet American Tourists Visit Many of Them

Americans are fortunate to live in the USA, where our relatively low murder rate is just one of the many advantages of living here. But with that said, some of us choose to vacation in countries with alarmingly high murder rates. Statista released data in February 2024 on the most dangerous countries in the world…

How Long Will You Live? Your State’s Life Expectancy Is an Indicator

How Long Will You Live? Your State’s Life Expectancy Is an Indicator

When Americans think of life expectancy, we often look at it from a nationwide perspective, contrasting our countrie to others. But did you know that the gap in life expectancy between the state with the highest and the one with the lowest is 8.8 years? The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) ran the data,…

20 Best and Worst Things About Florida, According to Floridians

20 Best and Worst Things About Florida, According to Floridians

Florida, with its die-hard fans and haters, continues to be one of the preferred vacation spots and retirement destinations in America. According to U-Haul’s growth index, Florida experienced the second-largest number of customers seeking one-way U-Haul equipment in 2023 for the third year in a row. I was among those who became a Florida tourist-turned-transplant….

The Absolute Strangest Law in Each State. Do You Know Your State’s?

The Absolute Strangest Law in Each State. Do You Know Your State’s?

Most Americans are clear on treating thy neighbor as they’d want to be treated to reduce the chance of fines and jail time. But believe it or not, every state has at least one piece of legislation that’s stranger than fiction. These are the weirdest laws in each state, most of which, luckily, aren’t currently…

10 States Where It’s More Difficult for Felons To Find a Job

10 States Where It’s More Difficult for Felons To Find a Job

Regardless of your stance on convicted felons, there’s no denying that laws and policies can make it easier or harder for released felons to find jobs. Here are the worst states for felons looking for employment. Ranking Felon Policies Zippia analyzed the following four factors to determine the worst states for felons seeking employment. The…

17 Ways Foreigners Instantly Spot an American Tourist

17 Ways Foreigners Instantly Spot an American Tourist

Many Americans unknowingly act in ways that pinpoint them as an American tourist when they’re abroad. I’ve been in those shoes. Now that I have over a decade of experience traveling, I’ve developed a keen eye for these funny (and sometimes cringe-worthy) American tourist clich├ęs. Here are some of the top contenders. 1: Everything Old…